What does authorities mean?

Definitions for authorities
au·thor·i·ties

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word authorities.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. government, authorities, regime(noun)

    the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

    "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"

Wiktionary

  1. authorities(Noun)

    Plural form of authority.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Authorities

    of Authority

Freebase

  1. Authorities

    This is a list of Authorities from the V science fiction franchise. Known members of the police and military forces on Earth defending or aiding against the Visitor horde are detailed below.

Editors Contribution

  1. authorities

    Plural form of the word authority.

    The relevant housing authorities created a social housing plan.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 1, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'authorities' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #764

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'authorities' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1042

How to pronounce authorities?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say authorities in sign language?

  1. authorities

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of authorities in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of authorities in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of authorities in a Sentence

  1. Petros Souppouris:

    They (authorities) didn't do anything to explain to the EU why assistance was given, this is the national identity of Cyprus which must be maintained. Staff believe the government should do its utmost to keep the company operational, or launch a fresh start with an investor.

  2. Abdul Mohsen:

    This caused anxiety and weariness to many migrants, the indifference of the Hungarian authorities triggered the situation, causing the migrants to storm the police defenses and walk their way to the nearby village, around 3 to 5 kilometers away.

  3. Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis:

    This is a matter that we'll have to work overnight on with the appropriate authorities both here in Greece and in Frankfurt.

  4. Dosym Satpayev:

    There are signs that (the authorities) in Kazakhstan are beginning to realize it also faces a separatist threat.

  5. Lauren Vazquez:

    For years now local authorities have refused to allow medical marijuana businesses to operate, they often cite the lack of state guidelines as a primary reason. Now that we have comprehensive and uniform regulations, cities should rethink their bans.

Images & Illustrations of authorities

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